Diseased Frans Fontaine Hornbeam

I planted Frans Fontaine Hornbeam in fall of 2020. I live is zone 6 and the native soil is reddish clay. I used triple mix and compost to amend the soil in the planting hole. These tree get almost full…

Persimmon Tree Source

Any idea where to purchase persimmon trees? Have been looking everywhere, every site is always sold out.…

Lesions on Cherry tree

Hello! I have a cherry tree (I don’t know the type) with lesions on the trunk and main branch. These are photos. Any idea of what/how this occurred?…

Flowering crab apple- Canada’s Centennial tree

I want to find a Malus X Adstringens “Almey” which was Canada’s Centennial tree. I hope that one of your members may have one on their property or know where there is one that has survived since 1967. My hope…

Planting multiple Ivory Lilac Trees

Hello, I have a 100 foot line of property, and would like to plant my new 10 Japanese Ivory Lilac trees in a line for privacy. Can I plant them 10 feet apart to create a hedge-like privacy barrier?…

Should a Tree Trunk be Subject to Regular Irrigation

I struggled to adjust the water sprinkler, and found the spray would bounce against the tree trunk, and cover the lawn portion to my liking. Should water be kept away from a 9 year old tree trunk, since the following…

Chinese Magnolia Tree

Hello, I have had the magnolia tree for 12 years. It had blooms & a lot of green leaves. I’ve noticed in the past two years that my magnolia tree is not thriving some of the branches are dead and…

Planting Two Serviceberries Saplings – Part 2

Hello, I plan to plant two serviceberries in my backyard along the fence for privacy screening. I have no experience and can’t imagine how they look when they grow up. 1)  What should be the distance apart between them (both…

Plants in tree bed mostly gone

Hello, I live in Toronto and I have a big maple tree in my backyard — the tree bed used to be mostly full with euonymus fortunei. However, this year, after the winter, a lot of it seems to be…

Short Conifers and Trees

Hi Can you please suggest a few Christmas trees that will grow up to a maximum of around 15 feet and 5 ft wide and maintain shape for a long time – like a hundred years – I prefer things…